This week for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #98, Ann-Christine invited us to look at the delicate colors. I include two sets of photos here.
The first set:
These are the full moon photos from January 31, 2018. I captured the full moon when it rose above the trees and buildings before it was too high in the sky. The distance would be greater when the moon is high. By zooming, I captured different colors and shades of the moon.
The second set:
The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc’s (Font màgica de Montjuïc in Catalan) at Barcelona, Spain is a spectacular display of color, light, motion, music, and water acrobatics. A mixture of these elements together in just the right combinations is pure magic.
We were there in the summer of 2016 to celebrate our anniversary. The tour guide secured a spot for us to get a great view.
Here is a short video. I hope you don’t get a motion sickness because I moved the camera to adjust the height of the water!!
This week, Amy directs us to explore different ways of framing images. She reminds us that, “Many photographers agree on one thing about framing – that it can help direct the viewers‘ eyes to where you want them to look.”
My granddaughter in the Wedding Tea Ceremony Garden in Hong Kong
“Your frame of reference is what you see.” – Jacque Fresco
My painting in a frame
“Thoughts frame your portrait, action paints it.” – Charles F. Glassman
Looking out to the Great Wall, China from the Great Wall window
“The frame through which I viewed the world changed too, over time. Greater than scene, I came to see, is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.” – Eudora Welty
Sculpture art in Barcelona, Spain
“The human frame being what it is, heart, body and brain all mixed together, and not contained in separate compartments as they will be no doubt in another million years.” – Virginia Woolf
Wedding Tea Ceremony Garden in Hong Kong
Celebrating the wedding of my nephew and his wife
“Frame your mind to mirth and merriment which bars a thousand harms and lengthens life.” – William Shakespeare
My husband and I went to Spain in the summer of 2016 to celebrate 20th anniversary. The tour covered Madrid, Toledo, Seville, Cordoba, Granada, Valencia and Barcelona. We were in Barcelona on the day of anniversary. Most of the restaurants were open for dinner late in the evening but we preferred early dinner. After walking on the street for half an hour, we found a restaurant serving pizza. We had a bottle of wine and a large pizza.
The tour guide took us to a water show at night and we watched a spectacular show with beautiful splashes.
When I saw Patti’s prompt for Lens-Artist Photo Challenge: #13 Look Up. I know exactly what photos I have for this post.
Among all the countries we’ve traveled, Spain is one country where I spent a lot of time “looking up.” I love the Spanish architecture in general and I was most impressed with the architecture of cathedrals. When we visited the Great Mosque of Córdoba, I was walking with my head tilted, looking up and taking photos to an extent that I lost my tour group. I was panic because that place is enormous. The tour guide took the group to go from one Chapel to the other. Fortunately (most of the time), I could locate my 6’4″ husband. I quickly rejoined the group.
It was fun finding the photos from my Spain trip for this post.
Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona
When we went to Spain to celebrate our 20th anniversary in August 2016, we had a treat of watching the water dance in this fountain in Barcelona. I included two photos in this post. The third photo was taken in Portland, Oregon last month, and the last photo is in Yorba Linda, California in front of the President Nixon Library.
This is a re-post I did on January 9, 2017. We went to Spain in August 2016 and visited Madrid, Toledo, Córdoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia and Barcelona. The architecture of Cathedrals were impressive. The stained glass windows were magnificent. These are several of the many photos taken during our enjoyable visit.
This was Spectacular Fountain Light Show in Barcelona, Spain. The street was filled with thousands of people. I was fortunate that one person gave me his spot to get a better view to take these photos. The bright color light with the dancing, jumping, and swaying water gave such an awe and ambience atmosphere to the audience.